Visual Journalist

The Montana Staandard, Butte, Montana

Date PostedFebruary 19, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Montana Standard is seeking a visual journalist equally adept and productive on print and digital platforms.

This is an opportunity to work in one of the most visually interesting towns in America, with a beautiful physical setting above 5,000 feet in the Northern Rockies, stunning architecture and visible historical detail, an industrial past and present, and a wide variety of weather conditions.

This talented photojournalist will be able toconsistently create effective, visually compelling photographs and video from a variety of situations. He or she must be able to provide accurate caption and other written information for photos and videos. The ability to write the occasional news story is a plus.

Essential for this journalist is the ability to get along with colleagues and also with the subjects of photos in a small-town environment.

Essential functions include:

- Produce photographs and video that meet The Montana Standard’s quality standards, including technical quality, color correction, visual interest, news value, story-telling content and journalistic integrity.

- Provide multiple compelling images for each assignment. Provide enough images for galleries for most assignments.

- Provide complete and accurate photo captions.

- Be responsible for the planning and timely submission of all assignments; meet deadlines.

- Be able to edit and transmit quickly from remote locations. Use smartphones and other tools when necessary to report on breaking news.

- Generate story ideas and daily enterprise.

- Monitor email, news sources and social media to keep abreast of news.

- Understand and use social media effectively, including Twitter and Facebook.

- Treat all company equipment responsibly.

- Communicate effectively with editors and other colleagues.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid holidays and vacation. We are an equal opportunity employer. You can see our Web site at  and learn more about our company at .

Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio with multimedia examples. Digital portfolios are accepted. Apply online at .

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